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1 1 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference Alan Walker Technology and Data Systems Director Prosser School District

2 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 2 Overview of Session Teaching to Make a Difference Why Who is the Audience What to Share How!! –The Conventional Way –The ELECTRONIC Way

3 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 3 Three Kinds of People Givers Takers Watchers

4 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 4 Three Kinds of People Givers - GET Takers Watchers

5 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 5 Three Kinds of People Givers - GET Takers – WORRY ABOUT GETTING TAKEN Watchers

6 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 6 Three Kinds of People Givers - GET Takers – WORRY ABOUT GETTING TAKEN Watchers - WHINE

7 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 7 Three Kinds of People Givers - OPTIMITSTIC Takers – PESIMISTIC Watchers – APTHETIC

8 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 8 Three Kinds of People Givers - POSITIVE Takers – NEGATIVE Watchers – NEUTRAL

9 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 9 Three Kinds of People Givers – GOOD GUYS Takers – BAD GUYS Watchers – OTHER GUYS

10 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 10 Three Kinds of People Givers – DOERS Takers – TALKERS Watchers – COMPLAINERS

11 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 11 Three Kinds of People Givers – LIFE HAPPENS BECAUSE OF THEM Takers – LIFE HAPPENS TO THEM Watchers – LIFE HAPPENS INSPITE OF THEM

12 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 12 GIVERS People like being around them Friendly - smile Spread kindness, happiness, optimism Make a difference

13 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 13 WHY For me… –Makes me feel good inside –Gauge my day - impact on others (not how much I got done) –Legacy

14 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 14 Everyday LIFE Examples For me… –Smile –Greet people – hi –Chivalry Carry a box, open a door Share a coat * Slushy day –* Glass of water

15 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 15 Everyday LIFE Examples –Walk with me –Share a book –Toll Booth – Starbucks –Shovel Snow –Restaurant Tab –Christmas at Walmart –DonorsChoose.com –Red Cross – Give Blood

16 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 16 Make a Difference IDEAS Lessons – activities, instruction, coaching Craft – Something you do well or enjoy Insight –Discipline Techniques –Classroom Management –Beginning the year Strategies Tricks and Tips –Organization (Getting Organized with Microsoft Outlook) –Classroom Setup and Arrangement (Excel room arrangement)

17 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 17 Make a Difference IDEAS Attend meetings –Community –District Join a committee –School (Choice?) –District (Channel you passion) Listen and SHARE (Fierce Conversations, Susan Scott)

18 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 18 Get Involved Volunteer –www.volunteermatch.org –30,000 Nonprofit Organizations

19 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 19

20 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 20 Get Involved Charity –DonorsChoose.com –Make-a-Wish Foundation –Habitat for Humanity –The American Humane Society –The Salvation Army –American Cancer Society

21 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 21 Make a Difference - SHARE Students – Classroom Building – Colleagues District – Inservice, Committee City – Event, Club Region – Committee, Conference (NCCE), Organizations Nation – Organizations, Conferences (NECC)

22 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 22 PowerPoint –Outlines your presentation –Gives Direction –Background Templates (Available online – Learn to change Master Slides) –Looks Professional SHARE – Present (Technology)

23 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 23 SHARE – Present (Technology) Always –HAVE FUN (Excited… not nervous) –Be Prepared Backup Files – CD, Thumb Drive, Overhead Transparencies Projection Devise (Check) Bring your own laptop Check the room out early! Watch and learn from other presenters –Be Yourself

24 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 24 SHARE – Publish (Print) Magazine –25,000 Magazines –Choose an Interest –Research the Topic –Check for Accuracy –Grab the Reader –Submit, submit, submit

25 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 25 SHARE – Publish (Print) Book – The BAD News –1/3 of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives. –80 percent of U.S. families did not buy or read a book last year. –70 percent of U.S. adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years. –57 percent of new books are not read to completion. –70 percent of the books published do not make a profit. (Source: Jerold Jenkins,

26 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 26 HOW – Publish (Print) Book – More BAD News –80% of the United States population would like to write a book –Each day in the U.S., people spend 4 hours watching TV, 3 hours listening to the radio and 14 minutes reading magazines. –53 percent read fiction, 43 percent read nonfiction. The favorite fiction category is mystery and suspense. (19%) –A bookstore browser spends an average of 8 seconds looking at a book's front cover and 15 seconds looking at the back cover. (Source: Veronis, Suhler & Associates investment banker, Publishers Weekly, Para Publishing, and

27 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 27 SHARE – Publish (Print) Book – Even More BAD News –2 million text length manuscripts are circulated each year. –Publishing companies receive 3,000 to 5,000 manuscripts each week. –200,000 books published each year. –12,000 bookstores in the US –A successful fiction book sells 5,000 copies. –A successful nonfiction book sells 7,500 copies. –Most authors end up making less than $1 per book (Source: Para Publishing -

28 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 28 SHARE – Publish (Print) Book – The GOOD News –Non-Fiction sells (Fiction sells if you are a famous author) –Readers are interested in reading about their craft, job, hobbies, and travels –Self Publish and make $$ 5000 $.80 = $ 4, $10.00 = $ 50,000 –POD (Publish on Demand) makes it inexpensive to test the waters –Make you hobby, trip, or interest deductible… write a book about it. (Source: Para Publishing -

29 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 29 SHARE – Publish (Print) Technology makes it EASY to PUBLISH a book Getting people to buy the book is the PROBLEM –But… technology helps you promote your book Best BOOK –Self-Publishing Manual (Dan Poynter)

30 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 30 SHARE – Publish (Print) Krimsten Publishing Story –Math system used in class (Times Tables) –Put it down on paper –Hired artist –Website –Wrote – edit –PRINT Goal to teach students the Times Tables NOT $$

31 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 31 SHARE – Publish (POD) Publish on Demand – What is it? –Write book (Word processor) –Upload it to publisher –They print it (as many copies as you want) 1, 10, 100 Copies –You pay for each copy –Or others can order the book (Jim) (Full Color)

32 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 32

33 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 33 HOW – Publish (POD)

34 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 34 SHARE – Publish (POD) Concerns –Each book is expensive… –The publisher does not promote it (Thats up to you) –Probably never make $$ Reasons FOR using POD –Book to print quickly –Check layout and edit –Best when you only need a few copies –Published author!

35 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 35 SHARE – Publish (Print) Lessons Learned –If you want to write a book… write it NOW! –Use the Internet to PROMOTE it. –Self Publish Use POD to see what it will look like Edit and spell-check –Let someone else handle the fulfillment –People think of you differently when you are published

36 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 36 SHARE – Publish (Internet) Website –Available to zillions of people –Finding your site among billions of others can be a challenge Blog –Quick –Easy –Flexible

37 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 37 SHARE – Publish (Internet) Wiki –Editable by others –Quick and easy –Collaboration on steriods

38 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 38 SHARE – Publish (Internet) Developing a Website –Editors FrontPage (Expression Web) Dreamweaver –Website Host templates Site-builder software

39 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 39 SHARE – Publish (Blog) Using a Blog for a website –We B LOG –Digital Diary –Self linking – archiving –Community of Bloggers –SIMPLE!

40 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 40 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

41 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 41 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

42 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 42 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

43 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 43 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

44 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 44 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

45 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 45 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

46 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 46 SHARE – Publish (Blog) Simple – Type Add Pictures Quick and Easily Simple to Edit Automatically archives and organizes ??? No Internet Access ??? Use your cell PHONE!

47 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 47 SHARE – Publish (Blog) Cell Phone Publishing – or Text Message from phone to publish to site –Click picture –Add text –Send to site –Auto publish

48 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 48 SHARE – Publish (Blog)

49 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 49 SHARE – Publish (Wiki) WIKI as Web Page –Digital Document –Collaboration –Designed to be edited –www.wikipedia.org –www.wikispaces.com

50 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 50 HOW – Publish (Wiki)

51 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 51 HOW – Publish (Wiki)

52 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 52 SHARE – Publish (Wiki) Simple – Word-like document Simple to Edit Add Pictures Quick and Easily Add sound Multiple people can edit / access site

53 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 53 The One Minute Millionaire $$ to do good

54 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 54 $$ to Make Difference Affiliates –Amazon.com (Amazon Associates) –Link Share –Commission Junction –Single –

55 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 55 $$ to Make Difference Affiliates

56 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 56 $$ to Make Difference Affiliates

57 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 57 $$ to Make Difference Affiliates

58 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 58 $$ to Make Difference Google Ad Sense

59 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference 59 QUESTIONS?

60 60 Technology Can Help YOU Make a Difference Alan Walker Technology and Data Systems Director Prosser School District


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